Bullhead City Sales Tax Increase Question (March 2013)

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A Bullhead City Sales Tax Increase proposition was defeated on the March 12, 2013 election ballot in Mohave County, which is in Arizona.

If approved, this measure would have authorized the City of Bullhead to increase its general sales tax by 1% from 2% to 3% in order to fund the construction and renovation and improvement of various city facilities.[1]

Election results

Bullhead Sales Tax Question
Defeatedd No198752.36%
Yes 1808 47.64%

Election results from Mohave County March 12, 2013 election results (dead link).

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall the general city sales tax rate be increased from two to three percent, as identified by City Resolution No. 2013R-1, for a period of three years beginning June 1, 2013 though June 30, 2016, for the sole purpose of funding the renewal, renovation, re-construction or construciton of the following necessary infrastructure improvement projects in descending order of priority: Animal Control Shelter; Bullhead Parkway; Lakeside Drive; Landon Drive; Arroyo Vista Drive; Senior Center and Senior Nutrition Center Parking Lots; Marina Boulevard; Rotary Park Skate Park; and Rotary Park Little League Fourplex; and if there are excess revenues they will be applied to any of the following projects by the City Council after public hearing: Gary Keith Park; Bullhead Community Park Public Safety Boat Storage Facility; McCormick Boulevard; Rotary Park Seawalls; Bullhead Community Pool Rehabilitation and Expansion; and Bullhead Area Transit Terminal and Maintenance Facility?

A YES vote will increase the general city sales tax rate by one percent for three years with the increase allocated only to specified infrastructure projects.

A NO vote will leave the city sales tax unchanged.[1][2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Bullhead City March 12, 2013 sample ballot (dead link)
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.